Employees in educational institutions are required to take the SaferColleges Training. Your courses will vary and here are samples below.
Q: Employers can’t deny a job to a qualified candidate with a disability on the basis of the disability.
Q: The ADA specifies exactly which impairments are covered.
Q: A major life activity under the ADA can include major bodily functions, such as those related to the immune system.
Q: An accommodation must be given even if it imposes an undue hardship.
Q: Academic institutions must give primary consideration to the auxiliary aid or service requested by the student with a disability when determining what’s appropriate for that student.
Q: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from discrimination based on sex in any federally funded, education-related programs and activities.
Q: Sexual misconduct can be perpetrated by, as well as against, individuals of any sex.
Q: All campus employees are considered to be “confidential employees” under Title IX.
Q: Failure to comply with Title IX regulations can result in inequitable educational opportunities for your students and financial penalties for your school.
Q: Three categories of employees have special duties regarding Title IX: responsible employees, confidential employees and a Title IX Coordinator.
Q: Postsecondary institutions are permitted to retaliate against an employee for filing a Title IX discrimination complaint.
Q: Your institution has a duty to investigate reported cases of Title IX discrimination promptly, fairly and impartially.
Q: Education records are only made available for inspection when classes are in session.
Q: Sharing sole possession records, or personal notes, in a way that makes them accessible by others, makes them education records.
Q: Colleges that violate FERPA law run the risk of losing federal funding.
Q: Alumni records are considered educational records according to FERPA law.
Q; Under FERPA law, colleges may disclose, without consent, a category of data called directory information.
Q; FERPA rights end once the student graduates or leaves the institution permanently.
Q; Research data for a third party that’s easily traceable to a particular student can still violate FERPA law.
Q: Students have the right to request that schools correct education records that are inaccurate or misleading, including grades.
Q: Colleges should notify students of their rights under FERPA every two to three years.
A: visit the CDC and Prevention website
Q: COVID-19 usually starts with:
A: a fever and dry cough
Q: The current name of the disease that originated in Wuhan, China, in 2019 is called:
Q: COVID-19 spreads person-to-person through:
A: saliva or mucus
Q: Most people who contract COVID-19:
A: recover without the need for special treatment
Q: Most of us get infected with coronaviruses at some time in our lives.
Q: If you feel unwell:
A: all of these (stay at home and call your doctor or local health professional to discuss your symptoms, where you have been and whom you have been in contact with)
Q: Those at greatest risk for developing a severe or lethal case of the disease are:
A: the elderly
Q: Everyone infected with COVID-19 develops at least some symptoms.
Q: How long does it take symptoms of COVID-19 to appear after infection?
A: between two and fourteen days
Q: Email encryption is crucial for safe professional or private communications that are conducted through email.
Q: It’s a good idea to open and view fraud emails.
Q: The best defense against phishing emails is to recognize them and delete them.
A: Discussing emergency planning with your neighbors.
Q: Which of the following is the best everyday preventive action that can help prevent the spread of respiratory illnesses such as COVID-19?
A: Washing your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
Q: During a COVID-19 outbreak, you can protect yourself and others by:
A: All of these: Stay home, keep from the sick and take care of emotional health
Q: After a COVID-19 outbreak occurs, it is important to:
A: Share concerns and how you are feeling with others
A: Immediate manager
Q: Which of the following is a common mistake to avoid when working remotely?
A: Scheduling meetings without considering the time zones
Q: Clear, timely, and accurate communication from leadership is critical when transitioning to a remote workforce. Which of the following is a consideration for virtual availability?
A: All: Chat room for work, non-work and stand ups.
Q: Choose an area in which to work that is all of the following EXCEPT:
A: A public space
A: All of these: Physical, emotional and mental demands.
Q: Which of the following is NOT a common sign of stress?
A: Decreased use of alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs
Q: Which of the following actions can you take to help you cope with stress?
A: All of these: Take care of your body; connect, breaks
Q: Which of the following is a proactive strategy for faculty and staff?
A: Recognize and maintain what works instead of only responding to reported issues.
Q: Which of the following is a misconception about what diversity entails?
A: Just treat everyone the same.
Q: Which of the following is true about microaggressions?
A: Taken singularly or together, microaggression can form a hostile environment.
Q: Discrimination can be based on:
A: all of these: ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity.
Q: Which of the following is a proactive strategy for helping create a non-discriminatory environment?
A: Monitor your own bias
Q: A hostile work environment is created when ________ in a workplace commits a type of harassment.
Q: ___________ is the condition of having or being composed of differing elements, especially the inclusion of different types of people – such as people of different races or cultures – in a group or organization.
Q: Cultural competence is:
A: a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency or among professionals and enable that system, agency or those professions to work effectively in cross-cultural situations.
Q: _________ is prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair.